Benedicta Amenta

1854–1954 (Age 100)
Uling, Toledo, Cebu, Philippines

The Life of Benedicta

Benedicta Amenta was born about 1854, in Uling, Toledo, Cebu, Philippines. She had at least 1 daughter with ?. She died about 1954, at the age of 100.

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Benedicta Amenta
1854–1954
?
Mrs Segunda Canonigo
1873–1973

Spouse & Children

children

(1)

World Events (3)

1898

Age 44

The U.S. navy destroys the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay. Spain cedes the Philippines to the U.S. under the Treaty of Paris in December, Philippines rebel leader Emilio Aguinaldo declares the Philippines independent on June 12, which will be recognized in the future as the Philippines' Independence Day.
1902

Age 48

"Insurrection ends. Taft improves economic conditions, settles disputes over church ownership of land, establishes ""Pensionado""program, allowing Filipinos to study in U.S. , which helped modernize and westernize the country."
1935

Age 81

Filipino people approve constitution creating the Philippine Commonwealth with Manuel Quezon y Molina as the first president. The Philippines is promised full independence within 10 years.

Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Sicily): habitational name from any of various minor places in Sicily named Amenta, from menta ‘mint’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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